- Eject is defined as to release or give off.
- An example of eject is a dvd player releasing a disc; the player ejects the disc.
- An example of eject is a wild fire giving off smoke; the fire ejects smoke.
A CD being ejected from a computers CD drive.
eject definition by Webster's New World
- to throw out; cast out; expel; emit; discharge: the chimney ejects smoke
- to drive out; evict: to eject a heckler
Origin: ; from Classical Latin ejectus, past participle of ejicere, to throw out ; from e-, out (see ex-) plush jacere, to throw (see jet)
eject definition by American Heritage Dictionary
verb e·ject·ed, e·ject·ing, e·jects verb, transitive
- To throw out forcefully; expel.
- a. To compel to leave: ejected the bar patron who started a fight.b. To evict: ejected tenants for lease violations.
- Sports To disqualify or force (a player or coach) to leave the playing area for the remainder of a game.
Origin: Middle English ejecten, from Latin ēicere, ēiect- : ē-, ex-, ex- + iacere, to throw; see yē- in Indo-European roots.
- e·jectˈa·ble adjective
- e·jecˈtive adjective
eject - Legal Definition